LSU basketball assoc. head coach Greg Heiar announces he’s leaving the program; 2 assistants promoted

LSU basketball assoc. head coach Greg Heiar announces he’s leaving the program; 2 assistants promoted
LSU basketball associate head coach Greg Heiar (Source: Josh Auzenne/WAFB-TV)

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Greg Heiar announced Thursday, June 18 that he’s leaving the LSU basketball program, after being an assistant to head coach Will Wade the past three seasons.

He was named associate head coach for the 2019-2020 season. Heiar said he’s grateful for the opportunity and that he loved the people, players, university, fans, and city of Baton Rouge.

There is no word on where Heiar may be going, just that he’ll no longer be at LSU.

LSU basketball assistant coaches Kevin Nickelberry and Bill Armstrong
LSU basketball assistant coaches Kevin Nickelberry and Bill Armstrong (Source: Josh Auzenne/WAFB-TV)

The day after Heiar’s announcement, the LSU basketball program promoted Kevin Nickelberry and Bill Armstrong.

Nickelberry had been in an off-court role but will now be an on-the-floor assistant coach.

Armstrong had been an assistant the last three seasons but will now assume the role of associate head coach alongside Wade.

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